Above the Sea - Backpacking tour in Crimea

вид из Ялты на горы

6 days   Distance: 60km   Max.altitude: 1545m   Difficulty: medium   Price: 200 Euro

Crimean mountains raise from the Black sea and stand like fortress wall. So its possible to walk along this wall above the sea. A bird's-eye view makes seaside resorts more pictorial and attractive. Besides, you will save your money.

Tour Itinerary:

Боткинская тропаводопад УчанСу  1 day: Arrival in Simferopol. Meeting at railway station. Transfer to Malyi Mayak village. Camp at Talma meadow.
Auto 60 km, Hiking 5 km
 Таракташсолнце над Ялтой  2 day:  Ascent to Babugan Yayla (plateu). Crossing the plateu. Ascent to the highest mountain of Crimea - Roman-Kosh. Passage to Gurzuf pass. Visit to Arbour of Wind.Placing the camp near forbidden deer-forest.
Hiking 10km
 зубцы Ай-ПетриЯлтинская пещера  3 day: Walking on Yayla above Yalta. Radial going out to the Taraktash gorge.
Hiking 12km
 вид на Ялту с Ай-Петрина горе Ат-БашЯлтинская яйла  4 day: Ascent to the Ai-Petri mountain. Visit to oriental bazaar at the mountain-top.Excursion to Threå-eyed cave. Descent to Besh-Tekne hollow.
Hiking 12km
 Кастропольская стена  5 day:  Walking through the partisan forest. Rising by the old roman road to Shaytan-Merdven pass.
Hiking 12km
 Шайтан-Мердвень - чертова лестницатурстоянка у Чертовой лестницывид на Форос с горы  6 day: Hiking along Foros mountain-wall. Baidarskiy pass. Excursion to Foros temple.  Descent to Foros. Transfer to Sebastopol.
Hiking 15km, Auto 60km

Price: 200 Euro (incl.  guiding fee and three meals a day)

Tours: all tours we suggest are standards and reckoning to the ordinary person, without special training. We can always change them and make taking into account all your wishes. The duration of the tours and their complication are not a dogma. You can test yourself in every season of the year.  Experienced guide-instructor is working with a group. Average time for everyday walking is 8 hours. In the route the members are living in tents. The feed is cooking on the fire. During all route the members carries things and public burden themselves, carry the water, take part in preparation of the fire-wood. During the time of the route the comforts (toilet, douche) are not stationary (nature level ). When you order the tour we try to take into account all your wishes about routes, feed and service.If you want we can compose tour special for you.
Feed: full board (three times a day). Example menu is: soup, milk products, different jumbles, macaronis, tea,  in limited are season vegetables and bread.
The members: you can go as one, as with family (children) or friends. You can also take part in tours with your domestic animals. Usual size of the group from 2 to 10 persons.
Cost of the tour: cost of the tour depends on minimal number of people in the group Prices can be change in dependence from volume of service which you would like to take, tariffs of ferrymen and others.

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